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  • TSU Shows Resilience Versus Eastern Kentucky
    TSU Shows Resilience Versus Eastern Kentucky

    The Tennessee State Tigers started the season playing well defensively and making timely plays on offense. Eventually though, the issue in regards to a dynamic offense finally caught up to them. The Tigers were not...

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  • Vandy’s Losing In The Trenches
    Vandy’s Losing In The Trenches

    The Vanderbilt Commodores started this season on fire. They dominated Middle Tennessee State, beat up on Alabama A&M and outlasted then-ranked Kansas State on their way to starting the season 3-0. The Commodores were feeling...

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  • The Mitchell Trubisky Era Has Begun
    The Mitchell Trubisky Era Has Begun

    The Chicago Bears offseason was an interesting one when you think on their quarterback situation. The Bears did not bring back Jay Cutler this offseason and there were cases made for all the top choices...

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  • Time To End The Adrian Peterson Experiment
    Time To End The Adrian Peterson Experiment

    The New Orleans Saints brought Adrian Peterson in this offseason and everyone was excited to see what he could do. The 31 year old running back was let go by the Minnesota Vikings this offseason...

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  • Tennessee State Has A Quarterback Issue
    Tennessee State Has A Quarterback Issue

    The Tennessee State Tigers opened the season 3-0 and winning ballgames with good defense and timely offensive or special teams plays. Well, all that good fortune was not enough when the Tigers headed to UT-Martin...

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  • Things Aren’t Looking Good On Rocky Top
    Things Aren’t Looking Good On Rocky Top

    The Tennessee Vols were heading into another big matchup again this past weekend. They squeaked by a winless University Of Massachusetts team the previous week and after that concern was kicking in. When fans started...

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FB_IMG_1446731210491The dream of writing was one I never knew I had. On a July ride back from Georgia in 2010, my wife and I were listening to sports talk. There was a perspective on a particular sports talk show that I disagreed with. I mumbled, grumbled and was going off on the subject as we rode back to Tennessee. I actually thought I could come up with something better on the discussed topic. Well, my wife put me to the test when she said I should write about it.

From there, my writing started with The Everyday Man’s Sports Blog. I was raw with my perspective. Of course I had no idea what I was really doing. The only writing training I had was English class in high school and college. I took that and made it into what I thought was something that voiced my opinion. And from there, my voice was created.

Over the years, I have written at many different places. From short pieces to lengthy ones, my style has varied. And over that time, a voice developed. It was not one that was similar to another, but my unique voice.

 

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